VIP

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noun \ˌvē-ˌī-ˈpē\

Definition of VIP

plural

VIPs

play \ˌvē-ˌī-ˈpēz\
  1. :  a person of great influence or prestige; especially :  a high official with special privileges

Examples of vip in a sentence

  1. I was treated like a VIP at the reception.

  2. the VIPs insisted on being seated in the restaurant's private dining room

Origin and Etymology of vip

very important person


First Known Use: 1933


VIP Defined for English Language Learners

VIP

play
noun \ˌvē-ˌī-ˈpē\

Definition of VIP for English Language Learners

  • : a person who is very important or famous


Medical Dictionary

VIP

abbreviation

Medical Definition of VIP

  1. vasoactive intestinal peptide; vasoactive intestinal polypeptide Although hypokalemia and acidosis are classically associated with secretion of vasoactive intestinal polypeptide (VIP) by a neuroendocrine tumor, electrolyte abnormalities occur in other forms of chronic diarrhea.—Roger Kapoor et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 5 Feb. 2009



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